Author Archives: MCWriTers

About MCWriTers

Kate Flora is the author or co-author of fifteen books, including her Joe Burgess police procedural series, her Thea Kozak series, two true crimes, a stand-alone suspense and a memoir, as well as many short stories. Her books have been Edgar, Anthony, Agatha, and Derringer finalists. She’s twice won the Maine Literary Award for Crime Fiction and won the 2015 Public Safety Writers Association award for nonfiction. She divides her time between Maine and Massachusetts. Flora is a former international president of Sisters in Crime.

On The Fly

Dorothy Cannell: I was stuck.  Absolutely no idea what to write for this month’s blog.  Usually something going on in my life will send up a little spark, and I’d think maybe I could get something that might be interesting or … Continue reading

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Beat the Heat

Jessie, in Northern New England  still reeling from the swing in temperature  over the past few days I am not sure about the rest of you but sudden changes in temperature leave me feeling adrift and lethargic. I lose the … Continue reading

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Still Finding That Magical Connection

Kate Flora here. Actually, I am across the pond, exploring the battlefields of Normandy, but I didn’t want all of you to feel neglected, so here is something from my mother. She’s been gone ten years now, but because she was … Continue reading

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A Dispatch From the Land of Storytellers

By Brenda Buchanan Though more than a month has passed since our April visit to Ireland, the experience continues to resonate. I often dream I’m there, dreams so vivid I’m surprised to open my eyes and find myself in Maine. In … Continue reading

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When Life Gives You Lemons

Kate Flora: We’ve all heard the old saying, “April showers bring May flowers,” but when April showers become endless May showers, most of the things people are saying are words we cannot print here. If you are in other parts of … Continue reading

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